Chester Sanders age 64 of Smithville passed away Friday January 2, 2015 at DeKalb Community Hospital. He was born December 30, 1950 to the late Henry Sanders and Lavada Underwood Sanders Sauls. He was self-employed and a member of the People’s Pentecostal Church. In addition to his parents Mr. Sanders was preceded in death by 1 Son: Kevin Sanders; 1 Daughter: Sandy Wheeler; 3 Brothers: Glenn, Johnny and Jackie Sanders. Funeral Services will be held 2:PM Sunday at DeKalb Funeral Chapel with Bros. Thomas Hewell and Michael Hale officiating and burial to follow in DeKalb Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be Saturday 1:pm until 8:PM and Sunday 10:AM until time of service at 2:PM. Mr. Sanders is survived by his wife Patricia Sanders of Smithville; Children: Tammy Chapman, Jeff Sanders and Vanessa Freeman all of Smithville; Grandchildren: Tiffany Gallegos, Brittany Wheeler, Megan Sanders, Kevin Lee Sanders, Angel Sanders, Trista Lopez, Kimberly Freeman, Michael Freeman, Chase Freeman, Jamison Ortiz and Haily Wheeler; Great Grandchildren: Christopher Gallegos, Jasmine Gallegos, Gabrielle Wheeler; Sisters: Janice Rowland and JoAnn Estes both of Smithville. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.